Teaching Assistant 2 (New Horizons)
Hours of work: 12-30
Working pattern: Part-time, Term-time Only
Closing date: 12 Noon Tuesday 20 June 2023
For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
The Workplace as part of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust
St Leonards on Sea
Phone: 01323 691000
Please note, we do not accept CVs.
This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018.
The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision. Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations.
If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted.
About the role
New Horizons School
Teaching Assistant 2
Permanent - Term Time Only
12-30 hours per week (2 to 5 days)
39 weeks worked per year, 46.2 weeks paid per year
(FTE Grade 3/SSP7 £22,737)
Pro-rata salary starting from £6,551 to £16,379 per annum
Please note we do not accept CVs. For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: http://www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies
The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust, is an aspirational and supportive Trust, aiming to create a warm, caring, stable, supportive environment in which all staff and pupils feel safe. We are three special schools, a large countywide alternative provision and a vocational free school across East Sussex. We strive to discover success through learning, self-belief and achievement. Pupils are empowered to take responsibility through a personalised curriculum supported by secure systems.
New Horizons, St Leonards-on-Sea, is seeking to appoint an innovative, enthusiastic and effective Teaching Assistant with empathy towards children with SEN.
You are someone who:
- Enjoys being part of a tutor team that supports pupils to learn inside and outside of the classroom.
- Understands the benefits of a bespoke curriculum for vulnerable, hard to reach children.
- Feels they could effectively manage pupils in the classroom and outdoors in a range of contexts.
- Would like to secure a range of coaching qualifications and outdoor skills as part of your personal CPD.
- Is able to reflect on their own practice to improve the outcomes for our pupils.
You will need to be:
- A highly skilled communicator
- Prepared to manage pupils with a range of complex needs
- Can Inspire and Motivate pupils to want to learn new skills
- A person who is calm, consistent and has high expectations
- A person who can follow the School structure, policies and procedures with the highest level of consistency
The working pattern is five days per week, Monday – Friday, from at least 08:30/45am to 15/15:30pm, term time only. Working hours to be discussed at interview and agreed on successful appointment. We are a friendly and supportive team, with additional benefits, such as free daily lunch.
The successful candidate will be joining a Trust and school that continues to be ambitious in its drive to improve outcomes for our pupils. You will join a highly dedicated and professional staff team and be part of a supportive working and learning environment, where your professional development is highly valued. The SABDEN Multi Academy Trust are also committed to professional development and have strong induction, ECT and unqualified teacher programmes.
For an application pack, please visit the vacancy section of the SABDEN Multi Academy Trust website here: www.sabden.org.uk/216/vacancies
The closing date for completed applications is by midday, Tuesday 20th June 2023
Please send completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note CVs will not be accepted.
For further information about SABDEN please visit our website here: www.sabden.org.uk
The school has a proven commitment to 'Equality of Opportunity' and actively promotes the welfare and safeguarding of young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Debarring.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).
For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.
All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children. All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.